Transportation Security Administration

Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole says he will retire at the end of 2014. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

TSA Administrator Pistole to Retire

The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, said Thursday he will retire from government at the end of this year.

10/16/2014

Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and concealed handguns are all concealment tricks that a group of researchers were able to pull off on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at TSA checkpoints and currently used at courthouses, prisons and other government security stops. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Study: TSA Full-Body X-Ray Scanners Miss Guns, Explosives, Knives

Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and concealed handguns are all concealment tricks that a group of researchers were able to pull off on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at TSA checkpoints and currently used at courthouses, prisons and other government security stops.

08/20/2014

The Transportation Security Administration found 1,813 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage last year, and as of the end of June 2014, TSA officials have already confiscated 1,025 firearms at U.S. security checkpoints. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: TSA Confiscated 1,025 Firearms By June, Atlanta And Dallas Airports Top List

The Transportation Security Administration found 1,813 firearms in travelers’ carry-on luggage last year, and as of the end of June 2014, TSA officials have already confiscated 1,025 firearms at U.S. security checkpoints.

08/08/2014

File photo of a TSA security checkpoint. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Man Caught With Gun in Carry-On at Reagan National

Authorities say a man was allowed to board a flight from Washington to Atlanta after an unloaded handgun was confiscated from his carry-on bag.

07/08/2014

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Baltimore Woman Cited For Bringing Stun Gun Inside BWI Airport

A Baltimore woman has been cited for taking a stun gun past a security checkpoint at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

06/26/2014

The fee the TSA charges airlines will increase to $5.60 each way: up from $2.50 each way for a nonstop flight and $5 for a trip with connections. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Security Fee On Airline Tickets Going Up

The Transportation Security Administration fee on nonstop flights will more than double to to $5.60 each way.

06/19/2014

File photo of a TSA security checkpoint. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daily Record 18 Guns Confiscated at U.S. Airport Security Checkpoints

The Transportation Security Administration says two passengers have been arrested after bringing handguns into Virginia airports.

06/06/2014

File photo of the Supreme Court. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Takes Up Case Of Fired Air Marshal

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider the case of a federal air marshal who was fired after leaking information to the press about aviation security plans.

05/19/2014

File photo of Sen. Barbara Boxer. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boxer Demands TSA Explain How Stowaway Teen Went Undetected On Flight To Hawaii

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is demanding answers from the Transportation Security Administration after a teenager successfully breached security and climbed into the wheel well of a flight to Maui undetected by San Jose International Airport security.

05/14/2014

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Report: TSA Official at Phoenix Airport Rejects DC License Because It’s ‘Not a State’

A man’s tweet about his girlfriend’s D.C. license being rejected by a TSA official at a Phoenix airport because D.C. is “not a state” went viral this week.

02/27/2014

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